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ISBN: 0719074886
Author: Andrew Tate
Language: English
Publisher: Manchester University Press (March 15, 2008)
Pages: 192
Category: History & Criticism
Subcategory: Literature
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This book is the first full-length study of Douglas Coupland, one of the twenty-first century's most innovative and influential novelists.

This book is the first full-length study of Douglas Coupland, one of the twenty-first century's most innovative and influential novelists. The study explores the prolific first decade and a half of Coupland's career, from "Generation X: Tales for an Accelerated Culture" (1991) to "JPod" (2006), a period in which he published ten novels and four significant volumes of non-fiction.

Douglas Coupland OC OBC (born 1961) is a Canadian novelist and artist. His fiction is complemented by recognized works in design and visual art arising from his early formal training. His first novel, the 1991 international bestseller Generation X: Tales for an Accelerated Culture, popularized terms such as McJob and Generation X. He has published thirteen novels, two collections of short stories, seven non-fiction books, and a number of dramatic works and screenplays for film and television.

Manchester University Press, 19 Tem 2013 - 200 sayfa. This book is the first full-length study of Douglas Coupland, one of the twenty-first century's most innovative and influential novelists. The study explores the prolific first decade and a half of Coupland's career, from Generation X: Tales for an Accelerated Culture (1991) to JPod (2006), a period in which he published ten novels and four significant volumes of non-fiction. Mark Brown David Brauner.

The first and only story of love and looming apocalypse set in the aisles of an office supply superstore. In Douglas Coupland's ingenious new novel-sort of a Clerks meets Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf-we meet Roger, a divorced, middle-aged "aisles associate" at Staples, condemned to restocking reams of 20-lb. bond paper for the rest of his life.

Douglas Coupland book. Douglas Coupland (Contemporary American and Canadian Novelists). 0719076617 (ISBN13: 9780719076619). This book is the first full-length study of Douglas Coupland, one of the.

Contemporary American literature is subversive. Primarily postmodernist, these works are inherently distrustful. They not only question cultural inconsistencies, they allow such inconsistencies to naturally unfold within the narrative. As a result, contemporary American literature, arguably continues the pattern of highly-politicized fiction popularised in the 18th and 19th century, along with the thought-provoking philosophical questions of 20th century Modernist movement.

Andrew Tate Стр. 39 The absence of narrative purpose in contemporary culture is. .Douglas Coupland Contemporary American and Canadian Novelists.

Стр. 39 The absence of narrative purpose in contemporary culture is attributed directly ( and rather simplistically) in the 'Brentwood Notebook' to 'the deluge of electronic and information media into our lives' causing the 'stencils within which we trace.

This book is the first full-length study of Douglas Coupland, one of the twenty-first century's most innovative and influential novelists. The study explores the prolific first decade and a half of Coupland's career, from Generation X: Tales for an Accelerated Culture (1991) to JPod (2006), a period in which he published ten novels and four significant volumes of non-fiction. Designed for students, researchers and general readers alike, the study is structured around thematically focused chapters that consider Coupland's engagement with narrative, consumer culture, space, religion and ideas of the future.

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